The Future of Education: Technologies & Collaboration
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About the Event
About the Speakers
Catherine Clark (moderator)
Catherine Clark is a nationally respected broadcaster, emcee, and the President of Catherine Clark Communications, providing strategic communications advice to individuals, institutions, and corporations. Catherine is co-founder of The Honest Talk, a popular new podcast featuring frank discussions with notable women, writes the Giving Back column for Ottawa at Home Magazine profiling citizens working to make their community better for all, and serves on the boards of The Writers’ Trust of Canada, CARE Canada and CARE International in Kenya.
Denise Amyot (panelist)
Denise was appointed in 2013 President/CEO of Colleges and Institutes Canada, the voice of Canada’s colleges, institutes, CEGEPs, and polytechnics, and an international leader in education for employment in over 25 countries. Denise was the President/CEO of the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation, a Federal Crown Corporation.
She has worked as Assistant Deputy Minister at the federal level in her last three roles. She has worked in policy and programs in social, scientific, economic, and cultural areas both in National Headquarters and in regions in several federal departments including Human Resources Development Canada, National Defense, Natural Resources Canada, Indigenous and Northern Affairs, Canadian Heritage, and the Public Service Commission and the Canada Public Service Agency. Denise has received several leadership awards and is a sought-after speaker both nationally and internationally.
Susan Crowley (panelist)
Susan Crowley is Senior Director of Program Services at Harvard Business School Online where she is responsible for the enrollment, student engagement, academic operations, and support. Sue participated in the formation of Harvard Business School Online (formerly known as HBX) and prior to that worked in Student Academic Services and a variety of Information Technology roles at Harvard Business School. Sue earned a B.A. in American Studies at Tufts University and a Master of Liberal Arts in Management from Harvard Extension School.
Xu Luping (panelist)
Luping Xu is the Vice Dean of Xingjian College and the deputy director of Center for Nano and Micro Mechanics (CNMM) of Tsinghua University, China. Luping got his B.Sc. on physics in 2002 and Ph.D. on systems biology and nanobiotechnology in 2008, from Peking University, China, and did his Post-Doc research at the Institut National de la Santé Et de la Recherche Médicale (INSERM) and Université Paris Descartes, France from 2008 to 2012. As a scientist Luping is interested in implementing interdisciplinary methods and open technologies across biology, physics and engineering to investigate the dynamics of complex living systems such as self-organization, evolutionary dynamics, innovation and learning. Luping Xu is a member of the Coordination Committee for Innovation Education of Tsinghua University.